Technology has changed the way people work. With the world wide web accessible almost anywhere, it’s now possible for professionals to travel with their work in tow. However, constant traveling also comes with its own pitfalls. Despite the promise of beautiful scenery and creativity boost, working remotely can also be dangerous, especially with the ongoing global unrest.

This week, we talk about the perks and challenges of working remotely plus tools and resources that can help keep digital nomads productive and safe while jumping from one place to another.

For the digital nomad

1. Website – Working remotely sounds great, but there are a few factors you need to check on before you check in. NomadList provides you with spots where you can work at peace and enjoy the view at the same time.

2. Tools – It pays to know where you can get the right stuff you need for projects. Here’s a website full of resources and links to fire you up.

3. Apps – While travelling a lot exposes you to new cultures and experiences, sometimes the language barriers lessen the fun. Check out some useful apps to teach you language basics for your next trip abroad.

4. Adventure – Make your summer fun while splashing around the pools around town. Here’s a list of places you can visit for a quick trip this weekend.

5. Book Suggestion – Sometimes it takes one simple request to change the course of one’s life. In“The Promise of a Pencil” Adam Braun travels the world on a quest to help improve millions of lives, one pencil at a time.

Got more to add to our list? We’d love to hear from you!. Take a look at previous issues of Five Tips Tuesday by visiting our blog.

 

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Herlene Somook is a creative entrepreneur and freelance writer based in Manila, Philippines. A graduate of AB Psychology, she was a Kumon Reading teacher for five years before jumping ship to the Business Process Outsourcing Industry, where she gained experience in Inbound Sales, Technical Support, Outbound Services, Lead Generation and Marketing. Today, she spends her time as the Head Writer and Content Strategist for NextStep Hub. She loves reading bedtime stories to her toddler son.